ITN-BUET News

The sector actors strongly accorded to formalize regulations for water supply and sanitation in Bangladesh

To develop a Regulatory Mechanism for Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) sector in Bangladesh, the Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) and the International Training Network of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (ITN-BUET) organized a consultation workshop on 28 January 2024.

January 28, 2024

Participation in IWA Water and Development Congress and Exhibition 2023 in Kigali

ITN-BUET attended the International Water Association Water and Development Congress and Exhibition 2023 held in Kigali, Rwanda.

December 14, 2023

ITN-BUET and IWA forge partnership to advance sustainable development in water and sanitation in Kigali

During the 2023 IWA Water and Development Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, ITN-BUET and IWA formalized their partnership for sustainable development in water and sanitation through the signing of an MoU.

December 13, 2023

CWIS training ignites change makers of Nepal for transformative urban sanitation

In collaboration with National Water Supply and Sanitation Training Center (NWSSTC) of Nepal and with technical support from ITN-BUET, Nepal’s Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) organized ‘Training of Trainers (ToT) on Citywide Inclusive Sanitation’ in Nagarkot of Nepal from 1 to 8 December 2023.

December 08, 2023

ITN-BUET unveils strategies to improve urban solid waste management in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, recognized as one of the rapidly urbanizing economies in South Asia, has encountered a significant surge in solid waste generation. To address the issues concerning solid waste management (SWM), ITN-BUET, in collaboration with SNV, conducted a workshop titled ‘Policy and Institutional Review on Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Urban Settings of Bangladesh’ on 26 November 2023.

November 26, 2023

Government officials empowered for safer and inclusive urban sanitation

Bangladesh’s rapid urban population growth creates a significant challenge in effectively managing increased human waste due to higher population densities and expanding urban areas. This poses a considerable challenge that can impact national economies, affecting public health and overall quality of life.

November 25, 2023

Sector Stakeholders Congregated to Enhance Understanding of Governance in CWIS

A paradigm shift is happening in urban sanitation in Bangladesh, where effective governance and regulation are prioritized for implementing citywide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) with accountability and transparency. Governance, regulation, and integrity are not yet firmly linked in urban sanitation. ITN-BUET and WIN (Water Integrity Network), Berlin, Germany, have collaborated to integrate governance into CWIS in Bangladesh and conduct associated capacity building of the urban sanitation section actors.

November 07, 2023

ITN-BUET empowers healthcare professionals in Bangladesh with WASH training for improved health services

Fully functioning WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) services are a crucial aspect of Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in preventing infections and ending preventable maternal and newborn deaths to achieve SDGs.

November 01, 2023

ITN-BUET Sheds Light on Women's Empowerment in Sanitation at the UNC Water & Health Conference 2023

ITN-BUET sheds light on women’s empowerment in sanitation at the UNC Water & Health Conference 2023

At the UNC Water & Health Conference 2023, an abstract highlighted the critical link between citywide sanitation initiatives and women’s empowerment in Bangladesh. Presented by ITN-BUET, the abstract titled “Sanitation Interventions and Women’s Empowerment: …

October 28, 2023